Cher Public

Where one will be seen

The results are in for the 2015 fall season poll, and now La Cieca (not pictured) will know where to find the cher public, including some rather out-of-the-way places. The list of offerings and the number of votes for each follow the jump.   Read more »

Where will one be seen?

So, cher public, as you air out your aigrettes and polish your parures in preparation for the 2015 fall season, which amongst the many offerings, uh, offered will be your must-sees?  Do let your doyenne know via the ingenious online poll you will find after the jump.   Read more »

Ebben… domani

The Met announces its 2015-2016 season tomorrow at 1:00 PM, cher public, and La Cieca knows you will all be here to discuss and dissect. In the meantime, let’s decipher the teaser image above. Read more »

When she has sung her songs

Given Anna Netrebko‘s continuing success at the Met in Macbeth (as evidenced by an mid-scene “brava” in last night’s Sirius broadcast), it’s time to think about the future—specifically her local assignments for next season.

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Metropolitan Opera 2014-2015

Here you are, cher public, details of the Met’s (to be perfectly frank) not particularly spectacular mid-decade season.

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It’s today!

La Cieca’s spy informs her that the Met will announce its 2014-2015 “Wednesday evening.” Watch parterre.com starting at 4:00 pm tomorrow for up-to-the-minute coverage.

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But screw your courage to the sticking-place

La Cieca has it on very good authority that the 2014-2015 Met season will include a revival of Verdi’s Macbeth featuring Anna Netrebko.

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Ina moment now

La Cieca hears that soprano Pretty Yende, a standout Met debutante last season in Le Comte Ory, has signed with the company for for four roles over the next three years: Pamina and Lucia in 2014-2015, Adina in 2015-2016 and Rosina in 2016-2017.

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We’ll settle that tonight!

La Cieca has been wining, dining and otherwise wooing her Met connection (pictured above) and he (or is it she?) has come across with some tidbits about upcoming seasons at Casa Gelb.

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Teen spirit

La Cieca thought it would be amusing to do a bit of speculation about what’s to come as we approach the middle of the decade.

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